Jackie Gaines, MS, RN

Jackie Gaines, MS, RN, is a high-performing senior executive, national speaker and best-selling author with a progressive career encompassing more than 40 years of sustained leadership and accomplishments with major health systems and organizations. She has dedicated most of her career to the advancement of quality healthcare programs throughout the United States, particularly those focused on the care of the poor and underserved. Jackie travels all over the country telling her story and sharing the leadership lessons learned throughout her career. She also continues to give back to the community by serving on numerous boards and task forces.

Professional Experience

  • Executive Leadership Coach, Huron/Studer Group
  • National President and CEO, Mercy Health Partners, Scranton, PA
  • CEO, Providence Milwaukie Hospital, Milwaukie, OR
  • Vice President, Community Health Systems Integration, Bon Secours Baltimore Health System, Baltimore, MD
  • President and CEO, Health Care for the Homeless, Inc., Baltimore, MD
  • Various Clinical Nursing Positions, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Industry Speaking Engagements

  • Johns Hopkins Health System—Women in Leadership: Leading a Culture of Inclusion—May 2016
  • Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers Conference—Moving from Strategy to Results—June 2016
  • Dosher Memorial Hospital—Leading a Culture of Inclusion—June 2016
  • Columbia Basin Health Association, Vancouver, Canada—Getting Ready for a New Reality: Managing Change—July 2016
  • Jackson Hospital & Clinic, Inc.—Maximizing Accountability—October 2016
  • Methodist Hospital—Leading through Change: Moving from Strategy to Results—November 2016
  • Jackson Hospital & Clinic, Inc.—Time Management—January 2017
  • Premier Health Systems—Maximizing Accountability—February 2017
  • Crossing Rivers Health—Leading through Change: Moving from Strategy to Results—April 2017
  • ‚ÄčAdventist Health Southern California Region—Time Management—June 2017

Education and Certifications

  • Master of Science, Primary Healthcare/Healthcare Administration, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD

Professional Associations

  • Member, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
  • Member, National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE)

Publications/Speaking Engagements

  • Wait a Hot Minute! How to Manage Your Life with the Minutes You Have, 2016, Fire Starter Publishing
  • Destination Infinity: Reflections and Career Lessons from a Road Warrior, 2013, Arrie Publishing Company, LLC
  • The Yellow Suit: A Guide for Women in Leadership, 2012, Arrie Publishing Company, LLC
  • The Nurse Leader Handbook: The Art and Science of Nurse Leadership, Contributing Author, 2010, Fire Starter Publishing
  • Believing You Can Fly, 2008, Dorrance Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Executing Effective Performance Appraisals, Studer Group Insights, March 2014
  • Are Your Action Plans Getting You the Desired Results?, Studer Group Insights, May 2014
  • What to Do When Results Go South, Studer Group Insights, June 2014
  • Is Low Morale Always the By-Product of a Reduction in the Workforce?, Studer Group Insights, August  2014
  • High Impact Tools in 10 Minutes or Less, Studer Group Insights, December 2014

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